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Jul 17, 2012 4:00am EDT
,000. >>> coming up the tigers rally, a twin gets down and dirty, and a tie-breaking grand slam. >>> plus, what the president and first lady did when they can were caught on the kiss campaigning. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> and this heat wave is finally going to come to an end for the areas in the northern plains and the great lakes. it's about time too. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." and in sports, last night red won out in the battle of the sox, spoiling the return of the three-time all-star kevin youkilis to fenway. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >>> good morning. kevin youkilis made his return to fenway, but he evened a near perfect night of play couldn't get the white sox a win. let's go to boston youkilis got a standing ovation. an emotional moment for him. adrian gonzalez spoiled the home coming. three-run spot that landed on top of the green monster that gave the red sox the lead. >>> here's a sign you're getting old. d
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Jul 26, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. >>> and a pair of twin sisters shared a rare birthday. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] everyone likes a bit of order in their life. virtual wallet helps you get it. keep track of spending, move money with a slide, and use the calendar. all to see your money how you want. ♪ >>> thieves have been snatches purses right out of women's cars. pat collins has our our report. >> reporter: look at the sneaky move, ducking down near the pump, reaching in the passenger's window, grabbing the purse and making a getaway before you can fill her up. warning -- they're not bashful about it. it happened four times in about three hours this morning. 9:46, the snobun sun okayo. and then the wawa, and 12:36 p.m., this shell station at 5604 st. barn abbas road. a woman is on her way to new york, some guys in a green mercedes drive up on this side, open her passenger door, steal her purse, off they go. >> we know it's a trauma dib crime to have their personal items taken. so we really feel for that victim. we want to bring closure to that case. >> reporter: it happened recently on sheriff road. we have surveillance vid
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Jul 27, 2012 4:00am EDT
for "twilight's" hollywood couple? your early morning entertainment headlines are straight ahead. plus twins, they stick together, do things together, sometimes to a ridiculous extent. you're watching "early today." >>> well, good morning. if you're one of the billions of people who will be watching the opening ceremony on nbc the forecast actually looks okay. showers look okay. it will be on the cooler side. temperatures in the 70s. then we're back to typical london weather there as we go throughout the beginning of the game. the forecast for your weekend, the best chance of showers and storms saturday up through new england and on sunday we try to clear it out in areas of boston. some of those showers could linger. overall not a bad weekend. well, if you're watching us on news 6, omaha, put your puzzle solving skills to the opening test and experience of interactive brain teeser and mindbender mansion at the durham museum. and that's your "early today" event of the day, lynn. >> all right, bill, thanks so much. >>> and now here's an early look at this morning's headlines in entertainment.
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Jul 19, 2012 11:00pm EDT
their series on the road against the twins. top of the second, twins up 2-0. chris davis getting the os on the board. this is a solo home run. davis' 15th homer of the year. so it closes the gap just a little bit. that one went a long ways. top of the 8th, twins clinging to a 3-2 lead. two on, two out for mark reynolds. and ren olds gets just nuf. two reasons come in to score and the orioles take a 4-3 lead. jim johnson, closer extraordinary. in to close this one out and that's exactly what he does. he picks up his 28th save of the year. tied for the major league lead. >>> adam scott in unchartered waters for the first time in his career. scott tied a course record at the open championship. and tiger, not too far behind. tiger fans showing the support you've got to like that. tiger came out of the box in a hurry. the par 3 first hole from 205 yashds out. sets it up. tiger very solid. shoots a three under 67. the par 4 13. we find steve in his second shot. this might have been the best shot of the day. one bounce and in. stricker one of three players 8 and under. his second shot on the p
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Jul 18, 2012 11:00pm EDT
have heard about thanks to other recent high profile cases. including the new mom of twins in south carolina. it may feel like the cases are on the rise, in fact the centers for disease control said there's no indication that's the case and doctors stress the key here is this is extremely rare. >> it's a very scary disease that has gotten a lot of attention, but it is really quite rare. >> in this case, a happy outcome after a close brush with death. >> she is my hero. she did the right thing. at the right moment. >> she sure did, if cbc said there are up to 800 cases like this every year. the doctors think it was triggered because where it developed on his body. close to a lot of potential bacteria and not from any places he may have visited. >>> tonight a new sign of how seriously d.c. residents are taking surrounding the mayor's campaign. more than half of the residents think he should step down. that is according to a poll out tonight. 54% want him to step down and 37% think he should stay. only 22% see the mayor as trustworthy. compared to more than 60% who say he is not trustw
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Jul 9, 2012 4:00am EDT
and twins and had nothing to do with the game. you're watching "early today." >>> very good morning to you. welcome back to "early today." i'm veronica de la cruz. here are some of our top headlines this morning. u.s. military officials confirmed six american soldiers were killed in afghanistan yesterday. they died in the blast of an improvised explosive device in wardak. >>> they are still counting vote in libya's first parliamentary election since the fall of "morning jom moammar gadhafi. they are calling for those to create a grand coalition government. >>> in egypt, the new islamist president morsi is ordering parliament to reconvene. the parliament was dissolved last month after an order from a military-backed court. >>> in jordan, a heated debate on tv became violent when a lawmaker threw a shoe at another politician and then pulled awe gun. the host of the debate separated the two men and there were no injuries. >>> and in china, a blindfolded acrobat walking backwards survived a fall off a tight rope. at that point in the stunt, the drop was relatively short, over sloping grounds w
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Jul 19, 2012 4:00pm EDT
on the side of the road. turns out she's carrying twins. >>> veronica is watching the storms in our direction. >>> a double surprise for a state trooper in utah, he helped a mom deliver twins on the side of a highway. the ordeal was caught on his cruiser's dash cam and the new mom also deserves some praise. >> minutes after checking on duptty tuesday morning, sergeant was dispatched to a woman in labor with twins. >> i came upon and there they were by themselves, a honda accord. i walked up and she's in the front passenger seat and i had already had one baby in her arms. >> do you have another one ready to come out? >> with i healthy baby boy in her arms, he prepared for baby number two. >> i'll get my first-aid kit. >> we have a birthing kit, has a bulk and clamps and things like that. kind of got a couple of things out to prepare, told her, you know, if you feel like you want to push, go ahead. >> my water just broke on other one. oh, my goodness. >> the mother was a real -- she was a real trooper for lack of a better phrase hold gs on to this baby and getting ready to have the second one.
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Jul 13, 2012 2:05am EDT
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Jul 16, 2012 7:00am EDT
told you about the mother diagnosed with the flesh eating bacteria days after giving birth to twins. she's undergone 20 surgical procedures. this morning she'll open up about her recovery for the first time in an exclusive live interview. >>> the blame game in london. who pulled the plug on concert performance by music legend bruce springsteen and paul mccartney. you just don't do that. the story in a minute. >>> we begin with the return of the brutal heat. the weather channel's stephanie abrams in for al this morning. >> good morning. we'll talk more about the heat in just a minute. but first i want to take you into houston and talk more about the lightning strike that killed two during a soccer game and injured another. they were taking shelter under a tree, the absolute worst spot you can be because lightning will go to the highest point. one man died at the scene, a second taken to the hospital, a third treated for burns. >>> the temperatures, the plains, midwest all the way to the northeast, we will see the 90s. we will see the triple digit readings yet again, all thanks to a b
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Jul 16, 2012 11:00am EDT
and could go home any day now. lana developed the infection days after giving birth to twins. she underwent more than 20 surgeries but managed to keep all of her limbs. this morning on the "today" show she said she's overcome one challenge. now she's looking forward to the challenge of raising twins. >> you've been through a lot, though, haven't you? >> i have. it's been a long road, a lot of which i don't remember, but we're recovering and that's what matters. >> i understand your doctors say now you could go home as early as tomorrow, at least sometime this week. let's put aside your own health for a moment. are you ready to tangle with those infant twins? >> yes, i think i am. they've been visiting the hospital, so i've been practicing. >> she's a paramedic. her doctors say her medical training was crucial because she recognized early on that she needed to go to the hospital. >>> our time right now is 11:52. coming up, why police pull the plug on a concert featuring two musical icons. plus we'll be back with another check on how long our lates >>> you're watching "news 4 midday." >>> you
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Jul 30, 2012 6:00am EDT
. >>> welcome back. you've heard of twins being born minutes apart. what about twins that were part streets apart. a new york couple was on their way to the hospital but had to pull over because mom was giving birth to baby number one. an ambulance arrived and was taking him to the hospital when baby number two was ready to come out. >> yes. they had to pull over again. yeah, twulgz wild. >> on the side. he couldn't wait. on the exit ramp on the parkway, he was born right there. >> the boys and mom are doing just fine this morning in is good news. our producer matt and his wife are expecting twin boys in the fall. i wonder if this story makes them a little nervous. >> choose a closer hospital. lesson learned right there. >> right down the street. very excited for them. >>> don't mess with oprah. >> no. bad choice. >> something one guy found out the hard way. you can't mess with oprah, especially on twitter. late last night a guy on twitter using the handle awalk sent oprah a message saying, quote, when are you going to give back to the ghettos in america? oprah answered him saying, quote, w
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Jul 19, 2012 10:00pm EDT
'll have more grandkids than any sitting president in u.s. history. the newest arrivals, tag's twin boys conceived through suhr gacy. >> the twins are six weeks oel. >> they were born by surrogate. that's a personal choice and you made it public and tweeted about it. why did you make that decision? >> we tried for a long time to have another child and weren't able to do it. we found someone who was willing to do it for us, and she became very close to the family. she offered to do it, and we took her up on it. >> did you consult your parents about it? what did they say? >> not really. it was a personal choice between my wife and me. it's something we felt good about. >> politically the image of this aattractive, well-to-do family cuts both ways. their life of privilege plus a reported $100 million trust fund continues to draw harsh scrutiny in a campaign season focused on the economy. the criticism is a family like yours can't understand what the average american family is dealing with right now. i guess the question very simply put, matt, is, are you out of touch? >> it's hard for us to
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Jul 16, 2012 3:05am EDT
get them wrong that is okay. that also helps us. >> will it make a difference? at the table are twin sisters christina and patience and cassie, an honors student who has told her mom she doesn't like it when other kids try to copy her work. >> she felt very bad that somebody was cheating off of her, that that was doing them a disservice because they are not learning by that. >> and 11-year-old unctrey, trey for short. >> his name means to be honest, upright and righteous. >> can trey live up to that big name? he is the youngest kid we are testing today. i will give you a few minute to us do it, okay? once again, the actors start cheating during the individual test. >> emily watson. >> the twins go along, helping each other out. >> that fraternal bond. >> they should have split those twins up. >> what is the name of justin bieber's new perfume. >> here comes the real test. >> cassie and trey are adamant, don't do it. please don't. please don't. >> is the boldest push back we have seen in the library yet. >> put away your phone. please put away your phone. >> no, you could just watch t
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Jul 25, 2012 4:00am EDT
the twins' josh williams hit not one but two home runs against the white sox. unfortunately he was the only minnesota play their did anything. sox win big, 11-4. >>> to london where team usa played their final exhibition game before the olympics. got off to another slow start against spain. carmelo anthony sparks it. finishing with 27 points. the americans pull away in the third quarter off the turnover. lebron james flies in for the dunk. the dream team wins, 100-78. their first game of the olympics is sunday versus france. he's what they'll be playing for. the medals of the 2012 olympic games were unveiled yesterday. there will be 212 awarded each with the emblem of the london games. the olympics starts this friday with the opening ceremony on nbc. that's your look at sports on "early today." i'm mario solis. >>> well, the latest rumors on "american idol" judges. >>> and kate gosselin ready for love and a new tv show. your early morning entertainment headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, a week ago he was on the red carpet for the premiere of his latest film. yesterday christian bale ha
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Jul 30, 2012 4:30am EDT
to apple's siri. >>> a new york mother gave birth to twin boys on two separate highways. >> the boys couldn't wait for mom and dad to drive to the hospital. the parents were on their way to the hospital saturday morning when they pulled over because mom went into labor. dad called 911 and mom gave birth to gavin john anderson on a stretcher. paramedics packed mom and dad into the ambulance but had to stop again because she gave birth to her second son. both boys are six pounds. the boys and parents are doing fine. >>> see when you start off that way, the rest of their lives, who is going to go first, who is going to be best. >> you know who gets to go first, because he came out first. but i would imagine, you know, wouldn't you think -- not necessarily. >> the first one comes, you probably neat to sit still and wait for the next one. >> i guess the doctors would think it would be better if we got to the hospital. >> or try at least. >> yes. congratulations. >>> stay with us. "news4 today" continues right now at 5:00 a.m. >>> some of america's top swimmers are looking to redeem themselves th
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Jul 18, 2012 4:00am EDT
it easily, f 461. >>> great grab at the twins/orioles game. he went head over heels. reynolds put his body on the line, tumbled over the wall. it was all for naught. orioles lost it, 6-4. >>> finally it's a trick this mascot has performed thousands of times, but on this occasion, writtened out. lost control of his atv. hit the dirt, slammed into the wall. that didn't stop riptide. popped up, hopped back on the four-wheeler. it's not always glamorous, but it's always funny. that's your early look at sports on "early today." i'm fred roggin. >>> katz hudson wishes she hadn't gone there and jacky chen wishes he could take it all back. your early morning entertainment headlines are straight ahead. for centuries horses have inspired art, but today in indiana art is inspiring one horse. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back to "early today." thunderstorms threat continues this morning from mins back into areas of south dakota. later today we're going to see strong storms arriving in areas of the northeast. it's going to be very hot from new york to boston, philly to d.c. and during the
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Jul 20, 2012 4:00am EDT
avoid the broom, twin blasts from one met, and golf's british open gets under way. >>> plus, 2012's dream team gets fancy against their opponents from across the pond. your early morning sports headlines are straight ahead. >>> the weekend forecast is all about rain in the southeast and the heat wave relentlessly in the central plains. your forecast is coming up. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. if you're just waking up, this is "early today." and in sports a red sox slugger hit his third three-run homer in the last two nights, this time for a clutch walk-off victory. here's nbc's fred roggin with an early look at all your sports headlines. >> good morning. this week's series between the red sox and white sox has had just about everything, and now you can add a walk-off to the list. we've got a ball and the red sox couldn't get anything going in the ninth. two aboard for cody ross and he took addison reed deep, game-winning smash over the green monster. boston walked off with a 3-1 win. the mets' david wright was swinging a hot bat. r.a. dickey picked up. >>> braves
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Jul 23, 2012 4:00am EDT
believe the twin did it? ♪ [ female announcer ] swiffer. great clean in less time. or your money back. ♪ >>> a few sprinkles out there this morning for sum and muggy air for everybody now and throughout the day. your forecast is just ahead. good morning, i'm aaron gilchrist. >> i'm eunian. good morning on this monday, july 23rd, 2012. the suspect in the colorado shooting will make his appearance in court today. jaemg holmes was arrested for killing 12 people, ten people still in the hospital this morning. seven in critical condition. aurora police say he planned the shooting for at least four months. police say it could take month to determine a motive. >>> more than 10,000 people gathered to remember and honor the victims of the attack. the citywide vigil was held outside the century 16 movie theater in aurora last night. friends and family members released purple balloons to honor loved ones. aurora's mayor says now is the time to start the healing process. >> the pain is still raw and the healing has yet to begin. tonight is also a time to honor those who died as heroes. >> the i
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Jun 30, 2012 11:00pm EDT
waiting tonight. we're at twin brook parkway and rockville pike. we have one gas station here. we have the no gas, out of service on the pump. across the street, people are still waiting in line. these images are what people will remember from today. >> no one said ladies and gentlemen, start your everythingens. but they should have. these people waited three hours to fill up their cars at a shell station on rockville pike. much of it was spent waiting for a tanker truck after the station's trucks ran dry from the demand. >> we're behind the yellow line here, it's a club for us now. it's gone beyond just getting gas. actually, it's been this way all day. lines, lines, lines. >> reporter: amazingly, they bonded. >> it was good, everybody had great spirits here, it was good energy. ironically i met somebody i would have never met and we know all the same people. it was great. >> reporter: it's not clear what caused the demand pattern that was clearly different from previous weather disasters. many people grew frustrated. >> i've been driving around, trying to find a gas station, i probab
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Jul 1, 2012 5:30am EDT
by bringing his twin boys, francis and franklin, to work. >> people inspired me, people that just came and -- >> reporter: it didn't take long for the boy toss grow on the staff and for the game to grow on them. >> i think he has what roger federer has, what nadal has, what jimmy conor had. he has the pure joy of hitting a tennis ball. that goes a long way. >> reporter: what separates you from the other tennis players out there your age? >> i just want it so much more than they do. every time i step on the court it's like i'm here to work as hard as i can. >> reporter: he's considered the number one ranked player in the world in his age group. hey, at least i got a racket on it. >> hey. >> but the message is clear at home. i appreciate you showing me a thing or two on the court. you didn't hurt me too bad. what does it take to take your game to the next level? what does it take for me to turn on the tv and see you on sundays? >> a lot of hard work. a lot of belief. in tennis you go through ups and downs, so it takes a lot of belief, knowing that i can always do it, no matter what i go
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Jul 10, 2012 4:00am EDT
unbelievable dust pick up in less time. i love that book! can you believe the twin did it? ♪ [ female announcer ] swiffer. great clean in less time. or your money back. ♪ >>> a little bit muggy to start off this tuesday morning, but hard to complain. only 74 degrees at 4:28. a far cry from this time last week. good morning. i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm lin yang. welcome to tuesday, july 10, 2012. >>> firefighters are trying to figure out what started flames at an elementary school. the fire was difficult to fight because the school doors were welded shut. according to "the washington post," the school has been closed since 2009, but the building is still used by the d.c. public school system. >>> today, there will be a vote on sweeping taxi reforms. it would require all cabs to install credit card readers, gps trackers and buttons to alert police of a dispute. most sound like improvements for customers, some drivers are not happy and hundreds protested the gps devices yesterday. the trackers would indicate whether cabs take longer routes to inflate prices or ignore parts of town. >> we sup
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Jul 11, 2012 4:00am EDT
pick up in less time. i love that book! can you believe the twin did it? ♪ [ female announcer ] swiffer. great clean in less time. or your money back. ♪ >>> 4:28 is your time now. 71 degrees. another comfortable start to your morning. a couple more days of this nice cool weather. we had some rains. will we get more rain? we'll have your forecast in just a moment. >> welcome to "news4 today" on this wednesday, july 11th. >>> thousands of customers are without power after another storm slams the d.c. region. up to two inches of rain fell yesterday in a two hour's time. nearly all customers are in d.c. there is no word on how long it will take for crews to restore electricity to all customers. >>> that storm left some drivers stuck in high water. the rain was so fast and furious police were forced to shut down flooded roads. we found firefighters pushing cars out of the water on first street in northwest. one man tells news4 he came home from a softball game to find his entire apartment flooded. >> my neighbors have a sump pump. that's all i can do at this point. i tried brushing it out
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Jul 13, 2012 4:00am EDT
, two mouths and one throat. they're not sure if they're dealing with one cat or twins. cute? freakish? >>> and now for a look at your national and regional weather, here's nbc meteorologist bill karins with the weather channel forecast. what say yu you? >> eesh. i kind of feel bad for the cat. >> not quite the fuzzy feel good story. good morning, everyone. we're looking at a pretty warm forecast as we head right into the weekend. look at the temperatures this morning. this is a very mild morning. almost everyone is starting the morning in the 70s, so you can definitely leave the jacket at home and probably wear the t-shirt outside. 7 p to start your morning. same with dallas. one of the cooler spots, dallas. it's a very warm air mass that encircles the entire country. thankfully we're starting to see added moisture. the drought continues to spread across the country and continues to get worse in areas especially around arkansas and also around indiana and illinois. today we had some moisture that is creeping up. it's croce close to indiana but not quite. we're getting rain in kentucky
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Jul 19, 2012 6:00pm EDT
on the concourse at target field, it's his 15th home run and the twins still up 2-1. top eight now, twins cling to a lead and mark reynolds and kind of finds the sweet spot in the outfielder here. this blooper into center field, two runs come into score and the orioles take a 4-3 lead. bottom nine, how about the all-star jim johnson trying to close it out for the birds. and that's exactly what he does. the orioles go on to win, 4-3. johnson picks up his 28th save of the year. that is tied for the major league lead. talking golf now. round one of the british open belonged to an australian. and adam scott took advantage. tieing the record for the first time in his career. several big names near the top of the leader board, including tiger woods. how about tiger fans showing up kind of like that. >> i like it a lot. >> tiger came out of the box in a hurry, his 205 yard tee shot day i say tight. very solid from the tee shots today. par five seventh now, major problem for mil mickelson, can't find his ball and he chunks it over the fair way in the other rough. you can hear him say, are you kidding m
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Jul 7, 2012 2:05am EDT
's beautiful. more than that, congratulations, he is about to be the daddy of two twin boys. >> tell us what gave you the idea to do this? >> when we came to new york in 1985 from italy, i noticed how diverse this society is as opposed to the italian one. at the same time through the years, how much we do have in common. then as i traveled and i married my wife 12 years ago, who is african-american, i got to experience firsthand how much we do share as human beings and americans. >> sure. >> how long did it take you to venture all across the country? >> eventually seven years, 16,000 miles by car. >> and it wasn't so much the pictures you took, which are all wonderful, but the stories behind the pictures, right? >> yeah. >> you went all the way to alaska. tell us about what happened in alaska. >> tell us about new york city. i think we need to do them in order. >> yes. that's why hoda is here. >> wait. that doesn't look like new york city to me. >> looks like alaska to me. >> what i was saying is alaska. start with that, if you wouldn't mind. >> well, alaska was the most exciting just becaus
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Jul 16, 2012 4:00pm EDT
days after giving birth to twins lana noticed a spot on the back of her leg. at first she was concerned wit as blood clot. instead doctors discovered it was a rare flesh-eating infection. >> if you sit long enough, they grow so rapidly that you can actually see the skin change in front of your eyes. >> reporter: surgeons had to move fast, remove muscle tissue and skin trying to save her limbs and her lives. >> lana had at least 18 operations over a 21-day period to remove the bacteria and necrotic tissue that the bacteria chose to inflict, which is really extraordinary. >> but so is their patient, fighting not only if herself but her twins, ian and abigail. >> i was just glad to see them, very glad, and i just wanted to hold them and get to know them. >> her husband, her friends, even lana will tell you that holding those babies, the bond keeps giving her the strength to keep fighting. >> i'm more tired than i used to be and weaker and i'm getting stronger every day. >> reporter: strong enough to survive. jay gray, "news 4." >> and doctors say they may never know how she got that infect
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Jul 6, 2012 9:00pm EDT
. on the morning of march 12th, they set acourse for cooper island at a site known as the twin wrecks. keith royal has been down to the twin wrecks hundreds of times. >> there are two wrecks sitting right next to each other, bow to stern and there's a gap between them. >> david swain and his friend christian were both certified scuba instructors. and shelley tyre was no novice. in her logbook she had recorded over 350 dives. now, divers with comparable experience will tell you that diving the twin wreck site with the nice, flat sandy bottom, great visibility is about as challenging as a walk in the park on a sunny day. at about noon that day, the caribbean soul tied up at the twin wrecks, and in a sometimes tourist ocean, they would have the dive site all to themselves. then david and shelley made their dive plan. >> this particular time it was decided that we'd go down first, shelley and i. >> david swain says she and shelley made a routine entry into the water and then made their way down over the reef and over to the twin wreck site. >> she went off with her slates and started counting fish and
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Jul 14, 2012 7:00am EDT
diagnosis brought long-lost sisters back together. >> reporter: they say twins have a special bond. >> i move here, she moves here. it just -- it's weird. >> reporter: washington state sisters stephanie and kim shared everything, including cancer. >> everything steph gets i get. >> reporter: stephanie was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2005. kim a year later. both got double mastectomies, preventive hysterectomies and similar tattoos to cover their scars. but it turned out they also shared something else, the breast cancer gene mutation brca1. >> that explains why i got family. >> reporter: the twins wanted to warn other family members to get tested. but there was a catch. >> we were adopted in ft. lauderdale, florida. >> reporter: they had no idea who their biological mother was and the record across the country in florida were sealed until a genetic counselor from seattle swedish medical center stepped in. >> i said to the judge that this information is critical for the medical care of her biological family. >> reporter: the records were unsealed. while the twins learned their m
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Jul 26, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. >> this is going to be at least a 50% loss, maybe more. >> reporter: his twin sons are facing the same losses -- a family suffering through a drought that's deepening. in the last week, the regions of the country in extreme to exceptional drought conditions has jumped from just 13.5% to more than 20%, an area slightly larger than california and new york combined. >> in the next ten days if we don't get major rain here they're bordering on disaster, complete disaster. >> reporter: but the drought's impact goes beyond the field. lisa mcdaniels worries about the mounting stress on her husband and sons. >> i know what david and i have been through but i just don't want that on them at all. >> reporter: there's also worry in town at the chevy dealership. >> truck sales are about 50% of our business and i would say right now the way things are going we're probably looking at a 20% decrease in sales. >> reporter: at a local farm supply tractor sales are anticipated to drop 30% to 40%. just ten miles up the road from here at the old town hall gift shop they're taking a hit as well. charlene has been
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Jul 20, 2012 4:30am EDT
places so you can get unbelievable dust pick up in less time. i love that book! can you believe the twin did it? ♪ [ female announcer ] swiffer. great clean in less time. or your money back. ♪ >>> this morning. u.s. officials say the military group hezbollah businessed in iran is behind a dead lie suicide bombing on a bus that was filled with tourists in bulgaria. the u.s. officials spoke on the condition of anonymity. it killed seven people in an airport parking lot. security camera captures the sow side bomber. they're trying to identify the bomber now using his fingerprints, dna, and fake driver's license from michigan. israel also says hezbollah carried out that attack and vowed to strike back. >>> syria showing signs of escalating violence and rocky leadership. state television there showed video of president bashir al-assad swearing in a fu defense minister. it was the first sign of him since a bombing wednesday killed his former defense minister and two other top deputies. syrian reports say 250 people were killed in the last 24 hours and that would be the deadliest day since
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Jul 2, 2012 7:00pm EDT
. only 92. but excessive heat warnings are up across the midwest as the twin cities soared to a record high this afternoon of 98. it's going to be another blistering day in chicago. their 20th 90-degree day this season already two more than an average summer. for the 4th the hottest weather outside of the deserts will be in the middle of the country, not record setting, but all above average temperatures in some cases 10 degrees above average. on the 4th there will be thunderstorms in the northeast from boston to d.c. to atlanta. in washington's case, natalie, maybe the only way to stay cool on the 4th without power without air conditioning is to head outside and stand in the rain. >> all right. mike seidel, you at least try to stay cool there in washington, d.c. thank you. >>> further west, the job of fighting fires has taken a deadly turn as a c-130 air tanker from the north carolina air national guard crashed in south dakota sunday with a crew of six. this latest tragedy adding to the toll as wildfires continued to burn in ten states. nbc's miguel almaguer went into the fire zone to
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Jul 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
over? tom will have yo >>> that powerful boom stopped play at the rangers/twins game last night in texas. it was the top of the fourth inning when that loud crack sent players rushing off the field. the cameras even went black for a moment. rangers officials said the lightning struck north of the stadium and did not hit the facility. texas won the game following a 46-minute delay. and felt like the same situation in reston yesterday, i swear. it was the loudest cracking of thunder and lightning together that we've seen. we were all running for cover. >> a lot of people had that same experience, tweeted and facebooked about that yesterday. quickly as we move on to what to expect today, two schools in prince george's county are closed, francis fukes early childhood development center and thomas claggett are closed because no air conditioning. not as bad as last week with that circumstance, but still warm enough where folks want those working, so those schools are closed. >> a lot of people impacted from the storms. when's it all going to be over, tom? >> well, we'll have them off
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Jul 16, 2012 4:30am EDT
in less time. i love that book! can you believe the twin did it? ♪ [ female announcer ] swiffer. great clean in less time. or your money back. ♪ >>> emergency crews found the body of a man in a massive landslide that swept away several homes in a western canadian town. crews are still looking for the bodies of three missing women. on thursday, a wall of rock, mud, and trees cascaded down the side of a mountain destroys three homes. >>> eiga lightning strike kille two men and injured another at a soccer field. they were sitting under a tree taking shelter when a thunderstorm stopped their soccer match a n. houston, texas, yesterday afternoon. the lightning hit the tree, traveled down its trunk and hit the men. witnesses say they heard what sounded like a bomb go off and saw sparks and fire go down the tree trunk. about 200 athletes were at the field at the time. >>> 4:46. this morning a close knit neighborhood is shocked when an attempted armed robbery ended with one person dead in prince george's county. police say three masked men approached a group of people standing near a parked
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Jul 12, 2012 7:00am EDT
: and it was that final cycle that got the clinton family results, twins. >> plenty of results. >> amazing results. >> yes, we're finished with results. >> despite the demand from couples looking to be parents, these loan companies have generated a bit of criticism. some worry about conflicts of interest. >> you really have to be a little bit careful because you've got vulnerable, desperate people who want to hear there's some answer to their prayer. i worry they're not going to listen to that interest rate, they're not going to really hear what the failure and success rate is. >> there are dozens of fertility financing companies popping up around the company and interest rates vary. here they vary from 9% to 13%. >> we have interest rates to stay in business. >> another concern is that doctors may push the loans on patients in order to secure more business. dr. robert stillman has less than a 2% equity ownership in the company behind says it's a win-win situation. >> with the more patients we are able to see, if we can be successful, then we would makei. so that's a win. but it also comes as a win to the
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Jul 13, 2012 9:00pm EDT
twin. >> partying with friends. somehow she disappeared. >> they said, are you with kenya? i said, no, i thought she was with you. >> where was she? clues found on a surveillance tape and reports from witnesses. >>> this one left for dead. was evil stalking young women? >> both dark hair, both pretty girls. it was chillingly similar. >> in the history of my department, that's never happened. >> and then finally, far from the city, the truth revealed on a country road. >> he got out of the car and let out this scream. >> and an act of courage from a woman who refused to be a victim. >> and i won. >> she made her voice heard, and tonight we invite you to tell us what you're thinking with the debut of dateline chatline, a new web app that brings together your conversations on facebook and twitter, giving you a chance to chat with correspondent chet morrison live as the clues unfold. now, go inside "a deadly connection." >> welcome to "dateline," everyone. i'm lester holt. it's friday night, and someone love, maybe one of your kids, is heading out for some fun. a few worries? sure, about
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Jul 25, 2012 6:00pm EDT
look at this picture. that's where we're going to stay, 87 degrees with twins out of the south. what are we seeing as far as the temperatures go? 82 in winchester, 82 in gaithersburg, and notice right along the chesapeake, no rain to talk about, we are high and dry, and that's the way we're going to stay right on through the night tonight, pretty much into the dade tomorrow, too. once again through your morning, this is what we can expect. looking good, temperatures tonight falling down to about 80 degrees. how about 73 when you wake up tomorrow morning? tomorrow is a different story. i'll have that coming up, including a heat advisory. >>> coming up, new video just released shows the very real dangers at seaworld. a trainer narrowly escaped the jaws of a killer whale. >>> a matt ban movie star pays his respect to the victims, while a tip led police to another clue. >>> and a korean war vet is on a personal mission to change a memorial in washington. >> being perfectly candid about it, because i have an arm and leg on, a lot of people aren't so critical of what i say or do. >>> a ver
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Jul 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of cute, competing -- including two sets of twins. they're returning olympians, so you don't get to go to just one if you're good enough, 228 got to go before. >> that's fun. our last question, why is this year called the year of the woman? >> at the olympics. it turns out women are more involved than ever before. for the first time women will compete in all of the same olympic events as men. also, every country that participate in the olympics this year will send at least one fee neal athletes, including countries like qatar and saudi arabia, which have never sent women to the olympics before. so there you go. year of the woman at the london olympics. have fun, enjoy it, watch it, have a good time. >>> thank you, liz. >>> coming up next, tom breaks down the best steak joints in town. >>> plus the loam >>> live pictures now from london, the olympics host city where the opening ceremony is under way and we'll be able to catch the excitement in a couple hours. of course the games are happening across the pond. most people will be watching on tv, but for a super-fan, the tv is just not go
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Jul 19, 2012 6:00am EDT
in utah. he had to help a woman deliver twins. sergeant kade bridgely just clocked in tuesday morning. he got dispatched to a car on the side of the interstate. when he got there, the mother was holding one baby in her arms and the other child was on the way. >> just came right out. i had my gloves on and everything and got the baby and cleared the airway with my pinky finger. kind held her up face down and a little breeze came in the door and her arms kind of went like this and she let out a good healthy cry. >> sergeant bridgely says having four children of his own helped calm his nerves. we are told the mother and children are all doing well. >>> well, this is scary. a new study suggests that sitting around and doing nothing is just as dangerous to your health as smoking. researchers at harvard say inactivity is responsible for 5.3 million deaths worldwide each year. they say smoking kills 5 million people. the researchers came up with their statistics by compiling the number of cases of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and cancer that could be prevented if people suddenly became more ph
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Jul 23, 2012 3:05am EDT
that book! can you believe the twin did it? ♪ [ female announcer ] swiffer. great clean in less time. or your money back. ♪ dove knows women want to feel beautiful but need strength too. dove clinical protection is prescription strength wetness protection with 3x the care for skin. dove clinical protection. where beautiful women find strength. challenge the need for such heavy measures with olay. regenerist micro-sculpting serum for firmer skin in 5 days. pretty heavy lifting for such a lightweight. [ female announcer ] olay regenerist. but lately she's been coming in with less gray than usual. what's she up to? [ female announcer ] root touch-up by nice'n easy has the most shade choices, designed to match even salon color in just 10 minutes. with root touch-up, all they see is you. ♪ i'd do anything for you, dear ♪ ♪ anything 'cause you mean everything to me ♪ ♪ i'd know that i'd go anywhere ♪ ♪ for your smile ♪ anywhere ♪ yes, i'd do anything ♪ anything for you ♪ >>> if you knew ben, there's no way that you'd want him dead. i couldn't think of anybody that w
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Jul 4, 2012 2:05am EDT
, atlanta at 90 degrees on sunday, more thunderstorms from the twin cities back through the northern rockies. we head out toward your sunday, the mid-atlantic stretching to the great lakes and chicago, more showers and thunderstorms for you. texas, 94 and houston with showers in eastern texas. monday, back to work, more thunderstorms across the carolinas stretching back on through parts of the middle mississippi river valley. hey, every morning on the weather chaj nnel at 6:00 a.m. eastern, you can always "wake up with al." ...so you can take the man outta new jersey, but you can't take your pants off in a museum." [ laughs ] ted, i can't wait to take you home and run my fingers through that adorable hair. who says we need to wait 'til home? ♪ hey, i don't come here for the ambiance. axe hair? [ male announcer ] with teddy bear hair you can get away with anything. get some of your own with axe hair. come see ted in theatres. rated r. ♪ mr. parker! sir... excuse me, excuse me... can i get you to sign off on the johnson case... ♪ we built this city! don't let food hang around. ♪ on roc
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Jul 6, 2012 2:05am EDT
a possibility for those of you in the twin cities. also with theleting of the day, likely we'll see more showers and storms impacting travel along i-10 and i-75 in southern georgia and florida. your temperatures, once again a lot of pink on the map, indicating triple digits from chicago back toward kansas city, also louisville, sweating it out at 103 degrees. so the water parks might be a good option, if not just try to get somewhere with a/c. showers and storms firing up over the fires in colorado. we like the rain there. also watching out for showers and storms from little rock to birmingham, right on down toward panama city. there could be a stray shower or storm popping up for your beach plans. there's a look at saturday's highs, 100 degrees in new york city. while we do have a cold front moving through the midwest cooling us down in minneapolis and chicago, it's going to get worse before it gets any better along the immediate east coast. now we're into sunday. we see the showers and storms along with that cold front across the ohio valley, the tennessee valley as well. still plenty warm, th
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Jul 9, 2012 11:00am EDT
the issue this afternoon. that powerful boom stopped play at the rangers/twins game last night in texas. it was the top of the fourth inning when that loud crack sent the players rushing off the field. the cameras've went black for a moment. rangers officials say the lightning struck north of the stadium and did not hit the facility at all. texas won the game following a 46-minute delay and it looks like they did the right thing there, running for konk. let's take a check on what's going on in our area weather wise with meteorologist tom kierein. >> we had thunder last night, nothing like that. did not have any severe weather last night and into this morning. we've had it settle down, but between last night late and into the morning hours, we had some of those passing showers an thundershowers rolling through. left anywhere from about a quarter of an inch to half an inch around the metro area. although frederick county, maryland, had four inches of rain. there was flooding there. some creeks and streams came out of their banks. now breaks in clouds around the region and temperatures are
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Jul 10, 2012 2:05am EDT
delray beach, florida. she is a triathlete. she is the mother of twin 8-year-old children. she was diagnosed with aggressive breast cancer. she underwent the whipple procedure which is very tough. the surgery reroutes everything. it's tough. two weeks after her surgery, molly was back on her bike. >> are you on the phone? molly? >> she is in remission and training for her next triathlon. hi, molly! hi, kara. how are you doing? >> we're great. we are very excited. really excited. >> wow, we can't wait to see you. i cannot believe you were on a bike two weeks after surgery. >> i love to bike. yes, i was crazy to get back on my bike. >> you're 100% training for a new triathlon? >> i am training to hopefully do an ironman soon. >> you are insane. >> yes! i agree with hoda for once. we look forward to seeing you thursday, okay? have a nice trip up. >> we are very, very excited. thank you. >> so glad you're doing so well. usually sara does this, but we are going to do it. favorites of the week. >> fan of the week. >> it's a guy! >> steve peacock from selma, indiana. he is a military
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Jul 16, 2012 6:00pm EDT
's in rehab, could go home as early as this week. days after giving birth to twins, lana kirkendall noticed a spot on the back of her leg. she thought it was a blood clot. but doctors noticed it was a flesh-eating bacteria. she had multiple surgeries. included removing most of the muscle tissue in her leg. despite it all, she can still walk and despite that, she said she's looking forward to her other challenge, raising her newborns, app gail and ian. >> i remembered the birth and i remembered coming home with them, and i remembered going to the hospital because i thought i had a blood clot. i don't remember much after that. >> kirkendall is a paramedic and her husband a firefighter. doctors say their training played a crucial role. they recognized early on she needed to go right to the hospital. doctors don't know how she contracted the bacteria. >>> the food & drug administration approved the first drug that prevents hiv from spending. it's called truvada. it can be given to patients who don't have hiv or aids but who are at a high risk of contracting the disease. those who take it daily
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Jul 30, 2012 5:00am EDT
on to the customers. >>> call it a special delivery. new york mother gave birth to twin boys on two separate highways. give it to his moth, people. >> they couldn't wait for mom and dad to get to the hospital. they were on their way to the hospital saturday morning and then had to pull over because mom went into labor. dad called 911 and mom gave birth on a stretcher on the side of the road. the paramedics packed mom and baby into the ambulance. apparently they had to stop again though. mom gave birth to her second son. both boys were six pounds. the boys and parents are doing just fine this morning. apparently when they started on the second half of that trip, they still had about ten miles or so to go before they were going to get to the hospital. that's a long way to go when you already had one kid. >> i guess they wanted to go to the hospital just in case they could make it. it's always a better situation. but i tell you, those babies always look for peaceful when they're newborn. >> never know what a show it was to get there. right? >> congratulations. very cool. >>> 5:57. ahead at 6:00, a massi
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Jul 3, 2012 6:00pm EDT
predictions, the twin predictions are terrible. three more days at least before almost all of the power is restored. and on each of those days, temperatures approaching 100 degrees. from capitol hill, i'm steve handelsman, news 4. >> thanks, steve. >>> so, how about relief from the heat on the 4th of july holiday? maybe, maybe not. doug, what do you say? >> that's exactly the forecast, jim. it's maybe, maybe not. it depends on whether you get a shower or thunderstorm that may help to cool doings down for just a little while. but the heat will be there for everybody throughout much of the day. temperatures outside of 94 degrees, but notice the clouds. they have moved into the area as some storms are just off to the west. we have a brand-new severe thunderstorm warning, waiting for my beeper to go off any second, hampshire county, storms making their way from washington county into frederick county. there's the severe thunderstorm warning. back to the west, 87 in martinsburg, 88 in winchester. as we look at the radar, we'll show you where the storms are. we have one to the south. this is
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Jul 9, 2012 5:00am EDT
. this was during the rangers/twins game last night in texas. top of the fourth inning. all of a sudden, they hear a loud crack and the players run off the field, umps too. cameras even went black for a moment during that game. rangers officials said the lightning struck north of the stadium -- not hit the facility. texas won that game following a 46-minute delay, while the players got their nerves back together. >> i know. it sure rattled some. it shook the whole stadium, did you see that? >> yes, that's the smart thing to do, get out of there. let's go to tom kierein now, talk about what we can expect today, tom. >> that was a balk. did you see that? the pitcher balked. >> definitely. >> should have given him a base. there's a live view we just saw over the jefferson memorial. thankfully, things have settled down this morning after some overnight downpours and thunder and lightning. a lot of that is now on the eastern shore. they're getting some of that heavy rain, thunder and lightning, but around the metro area, thankfully, a lot of lightning has stopped, and so has the rain right around washi
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Jul 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
for cover. that powerful boom actually stopped the rangers/twins game last week in texas -- last night, rather. this was top of the fourth. that loud crack sent players running off the field. the umps, too. everybody ran. the cameras even went black for a little bit. rangers officials said the lightning struck north of the stadium, did not hit that facility. texas won the game after a 46-minute delay. the players had to get their wits back about them before they got back on to the field. >> we had our own lightning show here yesterday, but a much different story this morning. we are waking up and welcoming that long-awaited break. >> tom? >> yes! there is a live view from our city camera showing a cloudy sky over the nation's capital. time for weather and traffic on the 1s. good morning at 6:11 on this monday morning. we have some scattered showers, little bit of thunder and lightning west virginia, northern virginia, maryland, the district, eastern shore getting the heaviest rains right now, but some brief, heavy downpours in frederick county causing some flooding there. watch out for
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